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U of I ranked West’s top value for second year

Agricultural engineers Bradley King (left, of the University of Idaho, and Dennis Kincaid, with the ARS Northwest Irrigation and Soils Research Laboratory at Kimberly, attach a variable-flow sprinkler head to an irrigation system.
U.S. News and World Report ranks Idaho in the top 6% of all public universities.

For the second year in a row, U.S. News and World Report named University of Idaho the top public institution in the West on its list of Top 50 Best Value colleges.

The university climbed 51 spots on the national list in that same time. In the rankings, released this week, the only national public university ranked ahead of U of I was the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.

“Being the best value is demonstrated by our strong outcomes,” said President Scott Green. “Our students graduate with lower debt and get great jobs, setting them up for success and the ability to lead their industries.”

U of I is ranked in the top 6% of all public universities. U.S. News rankings compare U of I with other national universities that offer a full range of undergraduate majors, master's degrees and doctoral programs.

Specialty lists that include the University of Idaho:

  • Top Public School
  • Best Colleges for Veterans
  • Top Performers on Social Mobility
  • Undergraduate Engineering Programs – Doctorate

Additional university rankings are available at The full U.S. News and World Report rankings and methodology are available on the magazine’s Best Colleges website.

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